Hairp (constellation)

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Lyra
Constellation
Lyra
Abbreviation Lyr
Genitive Lyrae
Pronunciation /ˈlaɪərə/, genitive /ˈlaɪər/
Seembolism Lyre, hairp
Richt ascension 18h 14m to 19h 28m h
Declination 25.66° to 47.71°°
Quadrant NQ4
Aurie 286 sq. deg. (52nt)
Main starns 5
Bayer/Flamsteed
stars
25
Starns brichter than 3.00m 1
Starns within 10.00 pc (32.62 ly) 3
Brichtest starn Vega (α Lyr) (0.03m)
Nearest starn Vega
(25.04 ly, 7.68 pc)
Messier objects 2
Meteor showers Lyrids
June Lyrids
Alpha Lyrids
Borderin
constellations
Draco
Hercules
Vulpecula
Cygnus
Veesible at latitudes atween +90° an −40°.
Best veesible at 21:00 (9 p.m.) durin the month o August.
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The hairp is the constellation Lyra. The three bricht starns o the first magnitude is kent as the ellwand o starns acause thay are aboot the same distance apairt.

Coordinates: Sky map 19h 00m 00s, +40° 00′ 00″

  1. Ian Ridpath an Wil Tirion (2007). Stars and Planets Guide, Collins, London. ISBN 978-0-00-725120-9. Princeton University Press, Princeton. ISBN 978-0-691-13556-4.